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Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm PST
obama r romney are in a tight race. ultimately, voters in a few key states will have the final say on who wins the white house. florida is one of tho important battleground states. tom is in miami with more. tom. >> tom: susie, florida is the biggest swing state ize with the most electoral votes up for grabs.iz the economy, healthcare and immigration all are on display here with florida's diverse and growing population. voters in south florida today packed their umbrellas for the hot sun, and tience in some precincts. it's been a tight race in the sunshine state. compared to four years ago, it was a harder time deciding whom to vote for, for her. >> thisti time it came to the nitty gritty, they were fighting about real things, jobs, health car and i think they bo c have very good points. >> reporter: for her the decision came down to health medical insurance coverage, supporting president ama's effort to reform the industry. but natalie felt differently. >> there's a lot of changes in health care that really are not going to benefit our samiors, and especially with the influx ofio alz
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
, nyse trader jonathan corpina predicts a mitt romney win will be a big win for stock prices. >> i think when you see new regimes, new presidents come in to play in sort of a turmoil time, that change is always viewed as good and the market views that as good news. >> reporter: on the other hand, corpina doesn't think the re- election of president obama will trigger a selloff. more likely he would expect to see status quo for stocks. >> i think people have bought into the fact that the market is going to take a long time to recover, our economy is going to take a long time to recover and the market has seemed to stay on the track so to speak. >> reporter: of course there is also the possibility however remote, that it might take days before we know who will occupy the oval office. that's a scary flash back to the hanging chad debacle of the 2000 election. >> i think the odds are against it. i shudder to think. but, you remember how bad it was back in 2000. it was crazy, it drove people crazy, it drove the market crazy. i don't think that happens. i think one of these guys wins hand
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
, others say it's not just the disappointment of romney's loss, it's that the fiscal cliff now looms large on wall street. >> i think the big issue right now is the fiscal cliff, now that the election is behind us everyone is really focusing on what's going to happen at the end of this year, and of course if nothing's done by the end of the year that may very well mean a recession as early as next year. >> reporter: still, the best news for equity investors is that the election was decisive. the next few days or weeks will not be dominated by challenges or hanging chads. instead there is the hope the still divided congress will work together with a reinvigorated president to solve america's fiscal problems. and some predict that spirit of cooperation will help lift stocks higher again. >> what i encourage investors to realize however is that an agreement at some point in time is more likely than not and as a result of that you're probably going to see a relief on the other end, the last thing you want to do right now is time the market. >> reporter: here's one hopeful tidbit that mig
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm PDT
and surprised to elshere that the romney campaign did noe greet esewsew well. they said i shows the eidnomy is virtually at a standstill because basically the unemployment rate is where it was when obama was sworn in. now the obama administration is pointing out they created more than five million jobs since the president took office inre the ivate sector, that is. and also, if you look at the first full month the president was in office the unemployment rate was 8.3%. now it's 7.9. >> tom: instead of arguing about the data, what about the demographics here? because polls, obviously, show this is an%. extremely close rae going into tuesday. so what about the key voting demographics in this jobs report? >> reporter: you know, one little nugget that i thought was very interesting, the unemployment rate for white men has fall tone 6.6% and about a year ago it was 7.8%. otingis a key demographic, but interestingly enough, even though the unemployment rate is coming down, that demographic is going as much as two toot one for romney. youo know, sometimes demographic information and the un
Nov 19, 2012 6:30pm PST
start to look at some of the c.e.o.s of these companies also coincidentally they were romney supporters. so you had to start to drill a little bit deeper to find out what was behind all these changes. >> tom: we've got two here where we will set aside politics and look at business fundamentals. beginning with papa johns. pzza, its owner has been a very vocal opponent of health insurance reform. the stock has sold off along with the broad market although it rallied some today saying that it could add as much as 20 cents per pizza if it were to go through with the health-care reform law. >> right, that's what the c.e.o. said. he said that he was can going to cut his employees hours back so they wouldn't be full-time employees. but when you start to dig through the company's earnings in their most recent quarter, they did have some issues with the company. and specifically on the cost side. they had plenty of money to pay the managers bonuses. they had money for conferences. in fact, the only costs that had actually come down for them had been the cost of cheese. everything else was up. th
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